Life-sized dinosaurs in Singapore? You can find them at Dinoland and certain museums. Little dinosaur fans will roar with excitement when you take them to these dinosaur playgrounds, exhibits and dinosaur parks in Singapore!
From dinosaur parks like Dinoland to free dinosaur playgrounds – we list all the best places to find T-rex skeletons, life-sized dinosaurs that make real dinosaur sounds and dino fossils in Singapore! Some of these dinosaur parks have dinosaur rides, plus there’s a new dinosaur-themed food hall with shows and some exhibits have animatronic dinosaurs that roar. Check out all these places to find dinosaurs in Singapore.
Life-sized dinosaurs and dinosaur parks in Singapore:
1. Dinoland: Dinosaur adventure park in Singapore
Dinoland Singapore at SAFRA Yishun offers kids the largest display of life-sized animatronics dinosaurs in an indoor air-con forest trail. The 1.5 hour guided tour at this dinosaur adventure park starts with getting dressed as a ranger, then get stuck into hands-on activities such as fossil digging and climbing through an underground cave. You’ll be able to get up close with these different types of life-sized dinosaurs at Dinoland too.
There are over 20 dinosaurs at this dinosaur park so you can learn about the Tyrannosaurus Rex, Brontosaurus, Pterodactyl, Triceratops, Velociraptor and more. Do note for little ones – the animatronic dinosaurs at Dinoland are super realistic and can be quite loud so warn them in advance!
When: Weekends, Public & School Holidays; Tuesday to Friday (Book your time slots before you visit)
Where: Dinoland, SAFRA Yishun, 60 Yishun Ave 4, #02-01, Singapore 769027
Price to see dinosaurs: $35 per Dinoland ticket. Dinoland tickets on sale now for $32. (SAFRA members get additional 10% off Dinoland entry).
2. Dinosaur food hall Jurassic Nest
Jurassic Nest is a dinosaur-themed food hall in Gardens by the Bay, Singapore. You’ll find 18 dinosaurs at Jurassic Nest at Supertree Grove including a Tyrannosaurus Rex and Brachiosaurus, the two fiercest and tallest dinosaurs which will come alive roaring (for approximately three minutes each time). Catch the dinosaur ‘show’ with free admission every hour from 12pm to 9pm. This dinosaur-themed food court is where you’ll also find Michelin-starred brands serving up a range of Asian cuisine from Hawker Chan’s Chicken Rice and Tsuta Ramen to Mama by Putien.
There’s also an outdoor alfresco area JN Café, where you can see an Oviraptor that comes alive nine times a day at hourly intervals from 11.30am to 8.30pm. In between, catch 15 other static dinosaurs from the Velociraptor and Dilong Paradoxus to the Corythosaurus and Parasaurolophus, scattered across the food hall while you dine on your favourite foods. Pssst! Don’t miss the new educational trail that takes you around the gardens on a prehistoric adventure to learn more about the unique diets of herbivorous dinosaurs!
When: Jurassic Nest Cafe: 9am – 9pm (Mon to Sun), Jurassic Nest Food Hall: 11am – 9pm (Mon to Sun)
Animatronic dinosaurs ‘shows’: Alfresco Area 11:30am – 8:30pm (hourly); Dining Hall (Indoor) 12pm – 9pm (hourly)
Where: Jurassic Nest, 18 Marina Gardens Drive #01-02, Singapore 018953
Price to see dinosaurs: free to enter. Food priced individually from $8.80 to $10 per dish.
3. Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum: Dinosaur fossils
Ah, now we are getting to the real dinosaur stuff! If your kids are on a quest for knowledge about dinosaurs, this is the place! The Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum’s Dinosaur Zone features three diplodocid sauropod fossils that were among the largest and heaviest animals to ever walk on land. They dwarf even the biggest theropods such as Tyrannosaurs. These dinosaur fossils are estimated to be between 149 and 156 million years old and are more than 80% complete. Two of the dinosaur skeletons come with skulls which we are told is a rarity!
Price to see dinosaurs: Singapore citizens (including PR): $16 (adults), $9 (Child, Student, Senior Citizen & Person with Disability), Standard rate: $21 (adult), $13 (Child, Student, Senior Citizen & Person with Disability)
When: Tues – Sunday, 10am- 6pm
Where: Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum, National University of Singapore 2 Conservatory Drive, Singapore
4. Changi Jurassic Mile: 20 Dinosaurs in Singapore (FREE!)
Head over to Changi Jurassic Mile for Singapore’s largest permanent outdoor display of 20 different types of life-sized dinosaurs. This one-kilometre dino-themed adventure park has a cycling and jogging track along the 3.5km Changi Airport Connector path that links the Jewel Changi Airport to East Coast Park and the Park Connector Network (PCN). Look out for the Tyrannosaurus Rex, dinosaur eggs, the Brontosaurus and the bright blue Velociraptors.
Handy information panels show facts about these dinosaurs along that path while outdoor speakers play safari-themed music for the complete Jurassic Park style experience. Full deets here. If you are heading to the Changi Jurassic Mile with little dinosaur-fan kiddos, do be warned that it is a walk of 2 km from HUB & SPOKE car park to the start of Jurassic Mile (which is a one kilometre path)! So you may want to bring scooters or cycle instead.
Price to see dinosaurs: Free
When: Ongoing (open 24 hours).
Where: Changi Jurassic Mile, Airport Boulevard (alight at Changi Airport Terminal 4, Car Park 4A and follow signage). Deets here.
5. Kim Keat Dinosaur Playground at Toa Payoh East (FREE!)
You’ll find dinosaurs in Singapore at this super old-school heartland playground! The Kim Keat Dinosaur Playground in front of Block 27, Kim Keat Avenue, feature two dinosaurs that are probably the oldest dinosaurs in Singapore – they were installed by sculpture specialists Hong Hai Environmental Arts in 2000. The gigantic, three-metre-tall Tyrannosaurus rex is at the centre of the dinosaur play area surrounded by white dinosaur eggs, with a baby T-rex nearby. Kids can’t really interact with these dinosaurs but there’s some play equipment nearby with a small slide, activity panel and climbing handholds.
Price to see dinosaurs: Free
Where: Toa Payoh Dinosaur Playground, Block 27 Toa Payoh East, Singapore 310027
6. Dinosaur fossils at KidsSTOP, Singapore
The Dino Pit at KidsSTOP (part of Science Centre Singapore) is a must-visit for budding palaeontologists! Preschoolers and little ones love taking off their socks and getting stuck in the sand here while they dig out dinosaur fossils. Designed to provide kids with a memorable sensory experience, this Dino Pit activity will have your kids identifying the different parts of dinosaur fossils, as they role-play at being a palaeontologist. There’s also an interactive board that booms out dinosaur facts to test your kids’ knowledge about these prehistoric creatures.
Price to see dinosaurs: KidsSTOP entry from $2/$5 off-peak for adult/child Singaporeans.
Where: KidsSTOP, 21 Jurong Town Hall Rd, Singapore 609433
7. Dinosaur-themed Wet Playground at Causeway Point
The playground at Causeway Point is not only a water playground, it’s dinosaur-themed! There’s a 2.2m hollow dinosaur rib cage with water jets, a Toddler Dino Zone, Adventure Volcano and Crater Zone, two long slides (best for kids age 5 and up!), giant rocks and even a mist-spraying volcano that ‘erupts’! In the evening, this dinosaur park wet play area even lights up in cool neon colours. Watch the video here for a sneak peek before you go! Entry to this wet play dinosaur park in Singapore is free and no pre-booking is required, however, do note that each entry is limited to an hourly session of 45 minutes playtime and 15 minutes of changing time.
Price to see dinosaurs: Free!
When: Opens 10am – 9pm (closed every 2nd Monday of the month for maintenance)
Where: Causeway Point, 1 Woodlands Square Level 7, Singapore 738099
8. Fu Shan Garden: Dinosaur playground (FREE!)
If your kids want to get up close and personal with dinosaurs in Singapore, head over to the dinosaur slides and stone dinosaur sculptures at the free-to-enter dinosaur playground Fu Shan Garden. Kids can clamber all over the dinosaurs here unlike at other dinosaur installations. Can you find the dimetrodon, sauropod, pteranodon, triceratops, and tyrannosaurus rex? There are tunnels to explore and some newer additions to this dinosaur playground include the colourful wooden stegosaurus and triceratops with hollowed-out tummies to hide in.
Price to see dinosaurs: Free.
Where: Fu Shan Garden, 81 Woodlands Street 81, Singapore 730827
9. Jurassic Park Universal Studios Singapore: Dinosaur rides
Looking for dinosaur-themed thrills? Take a step back in time into the world of dinosaurs in Singapore at Universal Studios Singapore. This is where you’ll find lots of adrenaline-fuelled fun for dinosaur lovers. Three rides are of note; the Canopy Flyer for a prehistoric bird’s eye view of Jurassic Park, Dino-Soarin’ where kids can ride on the back of flying Pteranodons, and the Jurassic Park Rapids Adventure for a thrilling river raft ride through dinosaur habitats – expect to get soaked!
Price to see dinosaurs: Entry to USS: $66/$58 for Singapore residents adult/child
Where: Universal Studios Singapore, 8 Sentosa Gateway, 098269
10. Jewel-rassic Quest: Dinosaur Augmented Reality Experience
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